Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 58

Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Rockford, IL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cgh Medical Center and Fhn Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sankaran to book an appointment.

Dr. Sankaran

Rockford Nephrology Associates

612 Roxbury Rd Rockford, IL 61107
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Sankaran is affiliated with Cgh Medical Center Sterling, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sankaran's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sankaran treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sankaran treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sankaran treats Renal Hyperparathyroidism more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sankaran treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sankaran treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sankaran treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sankaran's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(815) 227-8300

Dr. Sankaran accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ameritas
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
HealthLink
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Sankaran's Reviews

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    Dr sankaran is awesome! He is patient and explains everything you need and answered all your questions.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Rockford, IL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cgh Medical Center and Fhn Memorial...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    1992
    Northwestern University Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
    Advocate Il Masonic Med Center
    Residency Hospital

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Sankaran has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Sankaran frequently treats Chronic Kidney Diseases, Renal Hyperparathyroidism, and Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sankaran treats.

    Where is Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD's office located?

    Dr. Sankaran's office is located at 612 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL 61107. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Rockford Nephrology Associates

    Rockford Nephrology Associates612 Roxbury Rd Rockford, IL 61107
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Sankaran is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Cgh Medical Center

    Sterling, IL

    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Fhn Memorial Hospital

    Freeport, IL

    71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

    Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital

    Dixon, IL

    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    Mercyhealth Javon Bea Hospital - Rockton

    Rockford, IL

    68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

    7 Awards Received

    Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital

    Dekalb, IL

    71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

    OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

    Rockford, IL

    74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Osf Saint Paul Medical Center

    Mendota, IL

    83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

    Rochelle Community Hospital

    Rochelle, IL

    80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

    SwedishAmerican Hospital

    Rockford, IL

    71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

    3 Awards Received